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Antoine Caron

 (1520 - 1598)
Antoine Caron was active/lived in France.  Antoine Caron is known for painting-religious and royal subjects, stained glass, etcher.

Biography   Antoine Caron

Born in Beauvais, France, Antoine Caron became a court painter beginning 1575 to Henry III and Henry IV as well as a master stain glassmaker and designer for churches; illustrator, including for Metamorphoses by Ovid; and engraver for the Book of Philostrate from the workshop of Denis de Mathoniere.

Many works by Antoine Caron have been lost, but "about a dozen were rediscovered in the twentieth century."  His style was precise and classically realistic with "much grace, elegance of form, and rhythmic movement.

His career began with religious paintings for churches and with stain-glass window designs.  He spent ten years, 1540 to 1550, working at Fountainbleau Palace, and as a result of   ...  Displaying 750 of 1490 characters.

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